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Intellectual property at UVic

The university's intellectual property policy is a "creator-owned" policy. It's designed to promote a supportive climate for the development of intellectual property and the provision of services based upon mutually beneficial partnerships that respect the interests of researchers and creators, the university, and the wider community. 

Technology transfer  

UVic Industry Partnerships can help you transform your ideas into a commercially viable business. By linking UVic innovators with government, industry and community partners, UVic IP has helped launch university ideas into the public sphere. To date, UVic IP has helped file more than 300 national and international patent applications and has incorporated over 40 for-profit spin-off companies.  

For more information about technology transfer visit Research Services or set up an appointment with one of UVic IP's technology transfer officers through